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Margie Nell Watkins, 76, a lifelong resident of Beaumont passed away peacefully on Sunday July 16, 2017. Margie was born on June 4, 1941, in Bessie Mae, Texas, to her parents Ersa and Polly Ann Bonds Mosteit who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Bill Watkins; son, Mark Baird; sister, Anna Rose Seago; and niece Kimberly Seago. Margie was co-owner of Watkins Construction Company and a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Beaumont where she was a faithful member of the 50-50 Sunday School Class. She was active in the Alzheimer's Association of Beaumont, enjoyed going to the beach, and most of all loved her grandchildren and made each one feel special.
She is survived by her sons, Billy Baird and wife Carla of Beaumont, Charlie Watkins of China, TX, daughters, Jo Lynn Leal and husband Steve of Vidor, Lorraine Davenport and husband Mike of Silsbee, twelve grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday July 19, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until the Celebration of Life funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Beaumont.